Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fabric stretch smetch schtretch

I am feeling disheartened and more than a little annoyed with myself. Remember this? Well it has happened again on my skinny fit trousers.  I can’t even show you because my camera has also given up the ghost. There are … Continue reading

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Forest, Trees and BurdaStyle 10/2012 #116

Sewing my way through multiple muslins to fit BurdaStyle 10/2013 #116 was at times very frustrating, but it was also a pretty interesting process.  Interesting now that hindsight has edited out the worst of the swearing and sulking! I have … Continue reading

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Well what d’ya know!

Will you look at that!  Lookie look look look. Those are my skinnies – BurdaStyle 2012/10/116.  Finished.  Passable fit?  Hell yes and I am very, very pleased with myself. Picture quality is OK (just) …. sorry …. but I guess … Continue reading

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A Dollop of Pants Perspective

Need I say more about crotch fit?

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